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23:08
23:08

South Sudanese Refugees Continue to Sneak in and out of Uganda 2 1

The Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says the continuous exit and infiltration of refugees into the country through secret border points without being screened for COVID-19 puts Ugandan citizens at higher risk of corona virus infection.
22:21
22:21

Experts Warn Against Stocking Up Refined Food food safety 3

Apart from this, Kirabo says their field visits are revealing that some unscrupulous farmers are using chemicals to induce produce such as beans and maize to dry faster than they should in a bid to sale faster something she worries could be behind the raising levels of cancer as consumers literally eat these chemicals away.
17:06
17:06

Police Kill One While Dispersing Mob village

Galimu was hit on Monday afternoon when police opened fire to disperse an angry mob that had stormed the residence of Nenkude Murasi, a traditional healer accusing him of cursing their village.
17:02
17:02

Officials Trace 26 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patient in Kitgum 1

The man, whose results were released on Friday, had reportedly been in the community for the past two weeks after being discharged from quarantine at Pandwong Health Center III. He was allegedly released from quarantine before getting his test results.
16:51
16:51

Health Ministry Delivers Cholera Treatment Supplies to Moroto as Cases Hit 300 MoH 2 1

The supplies include drugs, enough to treat about 200 cholera patients, disinfectants and personal protective equipment for frontline health workers.
16:33
16:33

Museveni Rejects 'Unclear' Loans Amounting to UGX 1.4 Trillion President Museveni 1

However, in a letter dated April 4, 2020, the president rejected the loan on the forest and resilience landscape project and the additional financing for intergovernmental fiscal transfers. He said he has a problem with the Ministry's lack of seriousness and failure to use clear language in seeking for the loan.
16:24
16:24

FDC Issues Revised Election Road map 2

Amuriat says they will conduct primaries for local government and parliamentary and presidential candidates between July and September respectively.
16:18
16:18

Gas, Processed Milk to be Exempted from Taxes 2020/21 budget 1 1 Top story

Processed milk and LPG gas have been paying 18 per cent VAT meaning their sellers have been factoring that percentage while setting prices, effectively making it more expensive for a lot of Ugandans.
16:17
16:17

Prisons Ready to Release Violators of COVID-19 Regulations Frank Baine 1

While addressing the nation on June 1, president Yoweri Museveni ordered for the release of all prisoners on remand and those convicted for the violation of the guidelines issued by his government in a bid to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
15:48
15:48

Lake Kyoga Fishermen Protest Size of Boats Recommended for Use 1 4

Before the lake is reopened for fishing, the unit has announced that only boats with the interior overall length of 28 feet will be registered as recommended by the fish act. But fishermen and their leaders are protesting the guideline which they say, does not apply to Lake Kyoga, on the basis of its water levels and cost of acquisition.
15:35
15:35

SAGE Beneficiaries Ask Gov't to Revert to Mobile Money Services 25000 for elderly 3

Through the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment, the government pays senior citizens above 65-years of age a monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings. However, the elders in Katakwi say they have not received their stipend for five months, partly because of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:33
15:33

114 Soldiers Documented for Retirement from UPDF 3rd Division 3 2

The 20-day retirement documentation exercise, undertaken by the UPDF Chieftaincy of Pension and Gratuity (COPG) kicked off at 1st Division headquarters in Kakiri Wakiso district on June 1, 2020. Targeting 1,115 retirees. the exercise is aimed at documenting and completing files for processing of retirement benefits.
15:08
15:08

Police Explains Heightened Security Deployment in Kampala Richard Karemire 1

Speaking to the media during the daily Joint Security briefing at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Fred Enanga, the Police spokesperson said they had received actionable intelligence that boda boda riders joined by taxi drivers and other persons whose businesses are yet to be opened were planning to riot.
15:05
15:05

Uganda Gets UGX 11b From Russia to Fight Desert Locusts 4 1

The donation comes amidst fears that recent heavy rains have created ideal conditions for the pest's reproduction in several countries across the East African Region and the Horn of Africa. According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation-FAO, Young locusts will become voracious adults in June just as farmers begin to harvest, compounding an already bleak food security situation. He explained further that the donation to Uganda will be spent on purchasing pesticides, fuel, sprayers and training of personnel to eliminate the pests.
15:03
15:03

Lamwo Turns Refugee Reception into Quarantine Centre South Sudan Refugee 1

Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega says the reception centre will provide temporary shelter for the drivers as they wait for testing and laboratory results.
14:41
14:41

MPs Demand COVID-19 Test Parliament 4 1

Kasambya County Member of Parliament Gaffa Mbwatekamwa says many of them are worried that they could be infected since they have been all over the place.
14:41
14:41

Lukwago Says No to Self-Isolation, Demands Reopening of City Hall 3 1

The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Betty Amongi announced the closure of City Hall over the weekend after four staff tested positive for COVID-19. A number of KCCA staff have been tested for covid-19 and others sent into Isolation.
14:29
14:29

Bank of Uganda Further Cuts Growth Forecast to 2% 1

BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile said even this growth will depend on how the economy is opened up from the lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus disease. It would also depend on how the public will comply with the social distancing rules to ensure cases don’t surge again calling for more lockdown, Mutebile said
14:09
14:09

UWA Suspends Boat Trips on Murchison Falls as River Nile Burst Banks lockdown 1 1

The authority said in a press statement issued on Monday, that the rising water level has submerged the landing points for ferries on both sides of the falls making it hard for vehicles to cross.
13:36
13:36

DPP Withdraws Charges Against Three Police Officers in Abid Alam Trial Janat Kitimbo 2

Those whose charges were dropped include Baitera Muhanguzi, Robert Daniel Ogwellan and Wilson Azale, all from Wamala Region. They had been jointly accused of releasing confidential information about a case in which Abid Alam was a Prime Suspect
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